The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.91% 1.56% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 6.94% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£155 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £327 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -12.08%
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Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 72 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.33% 22.43% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 7
Average daily rate £288 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.34% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (26.67%) SAN
4 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Build Automation
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) TippingPoint
5 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (23.33%) LAN
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 6 (20.00%) Network Design
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Middleware
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (10.00%) Junos
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) LDAP
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) SSH
6 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) HACMP
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Build Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
4 6 (20.00%) Network Design
4 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (13.33%) Network Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) SIEM
8 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Korn
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
1 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) GPFS
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) TippingPoint
3 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) McAfee
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 4 (13.33%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) Lotus
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.33%) Riverbed